Daily COVID-19 infections fall to one month low of over 65,000

VOV.VN - Vietnam recorded 65,619 coronavirus cases on April 2, representing a fall of nearly 7,000 cases compared to the previous day, the lowest figure recorded in the past month.

Official data from the Ministry of Health show 65,616 cases were logged in the country, including 42,193 cases diagnosed in the community. Only three people tested positive upon returning from overseas.

The COVID-19 outbreak is showing signs of waning nationwide with most cases infected with the Omicron variant.

Hanoi capital topped localities, registering 7,423 fresh cases, followed by Dak Lak, Nghe An, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Bac Giang, Quang Ninh, Lao Cai and Ha Giang that reported more than 2,000 each.

Notably, Dak Lak province in the Central Highlands announced 3,999 new cases, an increase of 900 cases compared to the previous day.

During the day, nearly 107,000 patients were discharged from hospital after making a full recovery from the disease, while an additional 37 patients died of the virus.

As of 06pm on April 2, Vietnam has confirmed 9,716,282 COVID-19 cases since the start of the outbreak, ranking 12th out of 227 countries and territories worldwide.

Of the infected patients, 7,713,354 have been discharged from hospital, and 42,563 patients have died of the virus.

More than 206 million vaccine doses have been administered nationwide.